October 1, 2014

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Chief Dennis Plantz addresses media

Waushara County Health News
Written by by Waushara County Health Department   
Monday, December 30, 2013 6:47 AM

End bullying in your community

Waushara County Health News
Written by by Waushara County Health Department   
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 7:03 AM


There are two types of diabetes. Type I diabetes is where the individual is born with the disease or it starts at an early age. A person with Type I will always have to give themselves insulin. Type II is preventable and is mostly the result of poor eating habits and not getting enough exercise.

County Ag News
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 5:03 AM

Pesticide applicator training scheduled

Agricultural producers who are applying restricted use chemicals are required to attend a pesticide training session in order to be certified to use or purchase restricted use chemicals. If your private pesticide license expires in 2013-2014, you must be recertified if you desire to continue to use restricted?use pesticides.

Cold weather cattle care
Written by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:54 AM

Caring for dairy and beef cattle in winter requires extra care. Cattle can handle the cold pretty well, so long as they have some type of windbreak available. If a cow has good winter hair, she does fine until temperatures drop below 20 to 30 degrees F. Below that, she compensates for heat loss by increasing energy intake; she must increase heat production to maintain body temperature.

Waushara County Lakes Study Update Phase III-Lake Management Plans
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:30 AM

In a continuing effort to assist area Lake Districts and Associations with their individual lake management plans, the Land Conservation Department is beginning Phase III of a multi-phase county-wide lakes study (four phases in total are proposed).

Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 5:02 AM

Christmas safety tips

Christmas is in the air, and people are busy decorating and preparing for the holidays.  Here are some basic safety tips to keep in mind:

Dare to Care
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 4:57 AM

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) asks consumers to protect their wallets by taking some simple safety precautions when shopping online throughout the holiday season.

Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 6:39 AM

Are you ready for the snow?

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!  Those are the lyrics to a classic song written in 1945 and sung by so many famous singers.  Well, along with the snow comes the clean up.  Whether you use a shovel or a snow blower, there are precautions you need to take for your safety.

County Ag News
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 5:36 AM

Lower Cost Thanksgiving Dinner

According to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, the cost of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year was slightly lower than last year. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau does an annual Thanksgiving price survey of traditional items like turkey, cube stuffing, cranberries, and pumpkin pie for a gathering of 10. This year’s average price of $48.40 is 48 cents (1 percent) less than last year and $1.77 less (3.5 percent) than two years ago.

Dare to Care
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 5:24 AM

Shopping safety tips

The Waushara County Sheriff’s Office reminds you that it is important every day to protect yourself from becoming a victim while shopping, but this is especially important during the busy Christmas season.  Consider the following suggestions: